ANZOS OSSANZ AOCO 2017

Abstracts

Abstract submissions for 2017 are now open!

 
ANZOS 2017 Submission Categories:

  1. Basic Science
  2. Public Health
  3. Clinical 

OSSANZ 2017 Submission Categories: 

  1. Outcomes from Bariatric Surgery
  2. Complications of Bariatric Surgery
  3. Techniques of Bariatric Surgery
  4. Integrated Health
  5. Basic Science Relating to Weight Loss

The submission process is online from the same profile you create for registration. It will work with any contemporary browser and the system will let you know if there is a problem with your browser version. When ready, you should open your document so you can cut and paste into the online system. Please do not work from .pdf files. The steps are straight forward and the abstract builds online as you paste in so you can check it is as you wish.

The benefits of this system are many but include:
 i.   Allowing you to preview your abstract and make modifications to your satisfaction;
 ii.  Ensuring you know your lodgement is completed as you will receive an immediate email confirmation;
 iii. Ensuring accurate indexing of all authors in the abstract book;
 iv. Ensuring consistent presentation of all abstracts in the proceedings (overarching formatting is imposed).

 

WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW BEFORE I START MY SUBMISSION?

– Abstracts can be submitted for either Oral or Poster Presentation. OSSANZ related submissions may also submit for a Video Presentation.
– Please note that some requests for talks may need to be moved to poster presentations.
– Note that your abstract will not be included in the program if you do not register and pay for your registration.

The submission process is online from the same profile you create for registration. It will work with any contemporary browser and the system will let you know if there is a problem with your browser version.

Are you using one of the following browsers?
INTERNET EXPLORER (ver 5.5 or newer)
NETSCAPE (ver 7.4 or newer) or
MOZILLA (ver 1.3 or newer)

If not the screen will tell you if it detects you are using the wrong software and you would be better to change to a computer with one of the above browsers installed.

Is your abstract open and running on your own computer? – You need to be able to cut and paste it onto the web. (Note that keypad short cuts do not work with Mozilla, you need to use the Menu, Edit, Paste command to paste in text to your submission).

The benefits of this online system are many but include:
i. Allowing you to preview your abstract and make modifications to your satisfaction;
ii. Ensuring you know your lodgement is completed as you will receive an immediate email confirmation;
iii. Ensuring accurate indexing of all authors in the abstract book;
iv. Ensuring consistent presentation of all abstracts in the proceedings (overarching formatting is imposed).

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Abstracts cannot contain more than 300 words. When submitting your abstract, please follow the guidelines below to what your abstract should include;

– an introductory statement that outlines the background and significance of the study
– a succinct description of the basic methodologies
– a clear indication of the major findings of the study
– a concluding statement

WHEN YOU’VE FINISHED THE SUBMISSION

You will receive a confirmation email after your Abstract Submission has been successfully submitted. You can view or edit your abstract by returning to your Currinda profile.
If you do not receive this confirmation email, please contact ASN Events.

Changes can be made to your abstract until the scoring process begins. Just return to your Conference Dashboard and select the Edit option under Abstracts. The edit option will no longer appear once scoring has commenced.

WHEN WILL I FIND OUT MY RESULT?

Email notification of programming decisions will come from the secretariat shortly after the expiry of deadlines and the working program will be posted to the web site. It will also appear on your Currinda profile. The notification will include specific presentation instructions but in the interim, those preparing posters should note the maximum size allowed is 100cm wide by 120cm deep. Velcro will be available to fix the poster to the boards.

WILL MY ABSTRACT BE PUBLISHED ONLINE?

A couple of weeks before the meeting, the final program will be published to this online and will be accessible to delegates on the conference ‘app’.

PRESENTER INSTRUCTIONS

Accepted oral presenter instructions (ANZOS & OSSANZ):

If your abstract has been accepted in to the program for an oral presentation you will need to bring your powerpoint presentation to the conference on a USB stick to load in to the Speaker Preparation Room prior to your session commencing. A technician will be based in the speaker preparation room to assist with loading and testing your presentation. Please note presentations should be in 16:9 powerpoint format. There will be a laser pointer available at the lectern for your presentation if you wish to use.

Accepted poster presenter instructions (ANZOS & OSSANZ):

If your abstract has been accepted in to the program for a poster presentation you will need to bring your poster to the conference in a size no larger than 1 meter wide by 1.2 meters high. Posters will be displayed on numbered poster panels, velcro to stick your poster to the panel will be provided on the panel ready for you to use. Your poster number will be listed in the delegate handbook.

Accepted Oral Poster Presenter Instructions (ANZOS & OSSANZ):

A small number of poster presentations will be accepted for mini-oral presentations. This session will take place at 1:00PM on Wednesday 4th October in one of the theatre rooms (see program for full details). You will need to load your powerpoint slide (single slide relating to your poster) to the speaker preparation room prior to this session commencing. All presenters in this session will be given 3 minutes to present with their slide. 

Accepted video presenter instructions (OSSANZ only): 

If your abstract has been accepted in to the program for a video presentation you will need to bring your video to the conference in DVD format to load in to the Speaker Preparation Room prior to your session commencing. A technician will be based in the speaker preparation room to assist with loading and testing your video presentation. You'll be notified of the session you're presenting in prior to the conference commencing.